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on the bombshell that's still reverberating through washington. this morning we are learning more details about the shocking scandal that cost the head of the cia his job. abc's david kerley is in the nation's capital with new information about how general david petraeus' extramarital affair came to light. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, bianna, you're right. some rather stunning details about a frightening e-mail that brought down the director of the cia and general david petraeus. it was an affair between petraeus and his biographer paula broadwell according to sources familiar with the investigation. broadwell had extraordinary access to petraeus when he was running the war in afghanistan. >> they trusted me, so i was able to get a lot of great access and i got to know his family and his mentors. >> reporter: confirmed as cia director more than a year ago -- >> i'll even give him my personal e-mail address. >> reporter: -- several sources tell abc news it was an e-mail that unraveled the affair. a couple of months ago, a woman apparently in the tampa area, with an association
reverberating through washington. more details about the shocking scandal that cost the head of the cia his job. david kerley has new information about david petraeus' extramarital affair came to light. >> reporter: we're learning stunning details about this scandal. about a frighten e-mail that brought down david petraeus. it was an affair between petraeus and his biographer paula broadwell. broadwell had access to petraeus. when he was running the war in afghanistan. >> they trusted me. i was able to get great access. i got to know his family and his mentors. >> reporter: confirmed as a director more than a year ago. several sources tell abc news that it was an e-mail that unravelled the affair. a couple of months ago, a woman apparently in the tampa area, with a association with david petraeus, received a strange and harassing e-mail she not mied the fbi, which launched the investigation. the e-mail was traced back to the computer of paula broadwell. but what agents found instead of a compromised account, were salacious e-mails between petraeus and broadwell. >> there had been rumors of an a
, not a word we hear often in washington. if there is compromise to avoid this fiscal cliff, where does it come? john boehner indicated, revenue is possible, but we're not raising tax rates. where is there compromise? >> i think where there's going to be a compromise on taxes, this be would be a good thing on the economy, might exchange lower tax rates in return for a reduction in all the loopholes that as it is distort economic activity. so if boehner were able to achieve that kind of compromise, that's one that the republicans could be pleased with. the bush tax cuts are gone, they're expiring, and the president said that 250,000 below, he wants that extended, but for those making more than 250, will the bush tax cuts come to an end? >> i don't think so. i think actually the they won't come to an end because the democrats don't want major reduction in spending, if you hit the cliff, the spending would go down and politicians love to spend money. an extension of the bush tax cuts, less we're blessed by the relatively few, jeff baso, the late steve jobs, you want to remove the barriers to their
that music was dormant but this week the u.s. army band performed the symphony in washington giving the composer his first chance to hear the work he created seven decades ago. >> my name is harold van heuvelen and my age is 93. and i'm a veteran. of world war ii. in 1945, i was stationed in new orleans, louisiana. at the new orleans army air base and i was an instructor and the peace in europe had already been written in the april of that year. so they said we can do anything we want to. i decided to write a symphony. during those 70 years when it sat on the shelf i'd look at it every once in a while and think why isn't this being played? >> my brother and i came upon the bound copy of the symphony. i talked to the senator from michigan where my dad lives, senator levin wrote a letter to the defense department and the next thing we knew we had a letter back from the army secretary saying we would like to perform this symphony. ♪ >> i was kind of worried what i would see and i was so grateful when i opened the score and saw that this was a total piece of music, very sellable. very
states. >>> just days after washington state voters to legalize marijuana, the law doesn't take effect until december, but officials in kings county say they are already living bit new rules. county prosecutor says he is making sure is that current and pending misdemeanor marijuana possession cases are not left in legal limbo. >> we identified about 175 cases and decided to dismiss them today. >> also today the county sheriff's office announced it's no longer making minor marijuana arrests. >>> calling for an end to a controversial program. coming up in just 12 minutes, the push to end a federal program that targets immigrants. >>> new details are emerging about the fbi investigation that ended the career of cia director david petraeus. the cia was looking into a report by an unidentified woman that paula broadwell was sending her harassing e-mail. broadwell is an army reserve officer who wrote a recent biography of petraeus. >> obviously it's going to an emotional effect. in terms of the agency doing its job, no, not at all. with regard to general petraeus career history will judge
. his sudden resignation fridays a head of the cia is sending shock waves through washington, and petraeus accepts all the plame for -- blame for his downfall. >> after nearly four decade inside international affairs, it was an extramarital affair that brought david petraeus' distinguished career to a jolting end. in a statement to cia employeees, petraeus acknowledged this liaison, expressing extremely poor judgment. some such behavior is unseasonable, his statement read, both as a husband and a leader of an organization such as ours. >> if they found out as an extramarital affair they could use it against you. >> petraeus has been married to his wife, holy, for 38 years. they have two children. she stood with him as he raced up the ranks to four-star general. last year he was sworn in as cia director. this is the other woman. paula broad we are, oh-year-old wife and father -- mother of two. >> to get to know you, you wanted to run with him. >> broadway is also a west point graduate who traveled often with petraeus to research her book, "all in." >> ever feel like he dropped
through washington, and petraeus accepts all the plame for -- blame for his downfall. >> after nearly four decade inside international affairs, it was an extramarital affair that brought david petraeus' distinguished career to a jolting end. in a statement to cia employeees, petraeus acknowledged this liaison, expressing extremely poor judgment. some such behavior is unseasonable, his statement read, both as a husband and a leader of an organization such as ours. >> if they found out as an extramarital affair they could use it against you. >> petraeus has been married to his wife, holy, for 38 years. they have two children. she stood with him as he raced up the ranks to four-star general. last year he was sworn in as cia director. this is the other woman. paula broad we are, oh-year-old wife and father -- mother of two. >> to get to know you, you wanted to run with him. >> broadway is also a west point graduate who traveled often with petraeus to research her book, "all in." >> ever feel like he dropped his guard with you? >> no, no secrets. >> the fbi stumbled on the affair after concerns
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